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British Film Festival

While many film festivals continue to be presented virally owing to the ongoing pandemic, the British Film Festival returns to the big screen with extensive COVID-safe procedures in place, screening a program of 20 new releases and three restored classics. Festival Curator Kim Petalas explained there were a couple of films he was hoping to […]

Captain Marvel

The wait is over!  Captain Marvel is based on the Marvel comics character Carol Danvers and is the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The long-awaited entry marks a few firsts in the MCU, including being the first female standalone film, as well as the MCU's first female director, Anna Boden. The superhero […]

Vox Lux

This is one hot mess. It never really settles into itself, which makes it difficult to become invested in the story or characters. Celeste is 13 (Raffey Cassidy, who later also plays Celeste’s daughter) when one of her male classmates brings a gun to school and, in a very disturbing scene, shoots randomly, killing a […]

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword

Based on the esteemed legend, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword was a fast-paced, action packed film. After the death of his parents, Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) is left orphaned and grows up in the back alleys of Camelot, unaware of his true identity. When Arthur pulls the sword from the stone, he exposes himself to […]

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS

Peter Ramsay’s take on Williams Joyce’s Rise of the Guardians features storybook favourites with a twist; Santa’s ‘little’ helpers are in fact yetis, and the Easter Bunny sports a heavy Australian accent. The story follows Jack Frost, a maverick guardian who uses his abilities to wreak havoc and mischief wherever he lands. It’s a tale […]